More than 55% of Americans will travel on July 4th

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) — The Vacationer conducted a poll to see how many Americans will travel over the weekend of July 4th or July 4th this year. The survey surveyed 1,030 American adults aged 18+ and was conducted online using the SurveyMonkey interface and audience on behalf of vacationers.

On May 1, 1,030 Americans over 18 were surveyed. According to the Vacationer, 46.21% of the respondents were men and 53.79% were women.

Key stats:

  • More than 55% (143 million American adults) plan to travel on July 4th or July 4th weekend.
  • More than 50% say high gas prices are affecting their Fourth of July or Fourth of July weekend travel plans. 36.99% say they want to drive and 13.40% say they want to fly.
  • Nearly 43% say their main mode of transport will be a car. More than 9% say they will fly, while the remaining 3.69% will use public transport.
  • More than 25% intend to travel more than 100 miles from their home. In addition, 3.98% intend to travel more than 500 miles from their home.
  • More than 41% of those surveyed said that a barbecue or picnic is the Fourth of July event they are most likely to attend. In second place are fireworks, which were chosen by 30% of people.

According to the vacationer, this survey has a 95% confidence level and a margin of error of ±3.116%. The questions were selected and the results analyzed by Eric Jones, Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Rowan College in South Jersey.


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